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Is the Sega Dreamcast overrated or underrated?

Old 09-09-19, 10:16 AM
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Re: Is the Sega Dreamcast overrated or underrated?

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Who here remembers 9/9/99?
Shit, I was!
I was 26, and I think it was the last console I bought on release day.
I remember going to ToyRUs with a couple friends, we all picked it up, I got Sonic and Soul Calibur and the rest is history.
I still have mine hooked up to an old CRT TV, with a bunch of games in a box, and it's been modded, so I can play imports, and I have a ton of import games as well. I need to fire it up again soon!

Old 09-09-19, 10:17 AM
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I absolutely remember the day. What was the PS1 game that launched at the same time? I can't recall what it was but it was a fairly major RPG release which came out the same day.
Old 09-09-19, 10:36 AM
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I remember I bought it on launch day, and a buddy of mine I worked with came over and we hooked it up. Both of our jaws dropped to the floor when we saw 2K Football fired up for the first time. It blew away the graphics Madden had on the PS1.

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Re: Is the Sega Dreamcast overrated or underrated?

Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
Shit, I was!
I was 26, and I think it was the last console I bought on release day.
I remember going to ToyRUs with a couple friends, we all picked it up, I got Sonic and Soul Calibur and the rest is history.
I think I also got mine on release day at ToysRUs. I remember stopping by a Gamestop first, and they laughed at me since I didn't have a pre-order and told me they only got 3 units in and sold them immediately. Then I went over to ToysRUs and they had pallets full of units available to purchase.
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Re: Is the Sega Dreamcast overrated or underrated?

Of all the classic systems we've let go over the years, this is one that bothers me the most. Most other systems you can buy them digitally but there's something about the whole Dreamcast experience with the controllers and such makes it different.
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Of all the classic systems we've let go over the years, this is one that bothers me the most. Most other systems you can buy them digitally but there's something about the whole Dreamcast experience with the controllers and such makes it different.
I'm there day 1 for a Dreamcast mini.

I remember going to TRU and buying mine. I traded in a broken ps1 (the unacknowledged upside down problem) and a bunch of games that I no longer played, the only time I've ever traded in a console and games to buy a new one at launch, because TRU had some kind of insane trade in deal.
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Loved it, but I still say the controller was terrible. It had those little dots above the letters that destroyed my thumbs while playing Virtua Tennis.
Old 09-20-19, 09:02 AM
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Re: Is the Sega Dreamcast overrated or underrated?

Originally Posted by Sonny Corinthos View Post
Who here remembers 9/9/99? It's hard to believe the Dreamcast is 20 years old today.

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I remember that. I was in line at a Wal-Mart at 11:45 pm waiting for it. By line, I mean that I was one of three people. But still, good times.

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